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Upcoming Events
September 22 – September 23, 2016
Location: San Diego, CA
Event: Memory Care Forum - San Diego
Join President of Dementia Care Specialists, Kim Warchol, OTR/L, for a special presentation on September 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. entitled, "Key Components of Memory Care Best Practice, and Why They Matter." She and Account Manager Kris Palazzi will be available at our exhibitor table for more information.

October 16 – October 19, 2016
Location: Nashville, TN
Event: American Health Care Association (AHCA) / National Centers for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention & Expo
Be our guest! Dementia Care Specialists President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, will be presenting “How to Prepare for and Deliver Memory Care Best Practice.” Her session will be presented on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For even more information, stop by our booth #170. Virginia Pflanz, Director of Sales Operations would love to discuss our staff development, certification, and consulting opportunities.

October 21 – October 22, 2016
Location: New Orleans, LA
Event: 11th Cognitive Symposium 2016 & Annual Meeting of the Allen Cognitive Network
Come network with our Dementia Care Specialist team and learn more about our staff development and certification opportunities.
Also, Kim Warchol, OTR/L and DCS Certified Instructor Alyssa Ford, OTR will be co-presenting "Development of the Functional Cognitive Assessment: an Assessment Tool" during the symposium.

October 30 – November 2, 2016
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Event: Leading Age Annual Meeting and Expo
Come meet our Dementia Care Specialists Director of Operations, Virginia and Senior Consultant, Sharon Jackson at our exhibit booth # 3439 and learn more about our staff development and consulting services.



Future Events
February 26 – March 1, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Event: Environments for Aging Expo & Conference 2017
Come meet our Dementia Care Specialists’ team at our exhibit booth and learn more about our staff development and consulting services.

March 30 – April 2, 2017
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Event: American Occupational Therapy Association's 2017 Annual Conference & Expo
Join the Dementia Care Specialists' team in celebrating the centennial of the profession of occupational therapy.

May 1 – May 4, 2017
Location: Nashville, TN
Event: Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference
Come meet our Dementia Care Specialists’ team at our exhibit booth and learn more about our staff development and consulting services.



Past Events
May 24, 2016
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Event: 2016 Memory Care Forum
Session Title: "Key Components of Memory Care Best Practice, and Why They Matter." 
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

April 11, 2016
Location: Austin, TX
Event: Environments for Aging Annual Conference 2016
Session Title: "Initiating Memory Care: The Three Most Important Questions to be Answered."
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

April 9, 2016
Location: Austin, TX
Event: Environments for Aging Annual Conference 2016
Session Title: “Dementia Capable Care: Foundation Course
Taught as a pre-conference program by Sharon Host
 

April 7, 2016
Location: Chicago, IL
Event: The American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Expo
Session Title: “The Crucial Role of the Occupational Therapist in Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care.
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

November 2, 2015
Location: Columbus, OH
Event: Ohio Assisted Living Association Fall Conference
Session Title: “Creating Better Quality of Life for Residents with Dementia I” and “Creating Better Quality of Life for Residents with Dementia II”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

August 4, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL
Event: Pioneer Network Conference
Session Title: “Implementing Dementia Capable Care, Person-Centered Programs Utilizing a Planned Organization Change Process”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L and Mary Secor, Vice President of Curriculum for CPI

May 13 – May 14, 2015
Location: New Orleans, LA
Event: Louisiana Assisted Living Association (LALA)/ Leading Age Gulf States
Session Title: “Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

May 7, 2015
Location: New Orleans, LA
Event: 2015 American Association of Nursing Assessment Coordinators (AANAC) Conference
Session Title: “Dementia, Negative Behaviors, and Regulations”
Presented by: Chris Ebell

April 18, 2015
Event: 2015 Environments for Aging Annual Conference
Session Title: “Dementia Capable Care: Foundation Course”
Taught as a pre-conference program by Sharon Host

November 21 – November 22, 2014
Location: Springfield, IL
Event: Memory Loss Conference 2014
Session Titles:
  • “Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia.”
  • “Interventions to Facilitate Successful Engagement in Meaningful Activity.”
  • “Improving Life for Person with memory Loss and Their Care Partners.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

November 12, 2014
Location: Louisville, KY
Event: Kindred Healthcare’s 2014 Clinical Impact Symposium
Session Title: “Functional Cognitive Assessment and Compensatory Intervention:  Essential Skills for Serving Individuals with Dementia.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L
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November 6 – November 7, 2014
Location: Redondo Beach, CA
Event: 11th Annual Allen Cognitive Network Symposium
Session Title: "Stage Specific, Person-Centered Memory Care: Advantages and Challenges."
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L and David Schonberg (from Schonberg and Associates)

Session Title: "Stage Specific, Person-Centered Memory Care: Advantages and Challenges."
Present by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L and Professor Christine Raber (from Shawnee State University)

May 2, 2014
Location: Anaheim, CA
Event: 2014 Environments for Aging Annual Conference
Session Title: “Dementia Capable Care: Foundation Course”
Taught as a pre-conference program by Sharon Host

April 5 – April 6, 2014
Location: Baltimore, MD
Event: 2014 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo
Session Title: “The Expanding Role of the Occupational Therapist in Alzheimer’s Care.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

Session Title: “Applying the Dementia-Specific Lived Environment and Life Quality Model in Long Term Care Residential Settings.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L, Sharon Host, and Wendy Wood (from Colorado State University)

February 25, 2014
Location: Peachtree City, GA
Event: Private Event at Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Business
Session Title: “Memory Care Design – It Is Not One Size Fits All.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

November 16 – November 19, 2013
Location: Orlando, FL
Event: Healthcare Design Conference & Expo
Session Title: “Memory Care Design – It Is Not One Size Fits All.”
Presented by:
Kim Warchol, OTR/L
 

November 13, 2013
Location: Louisville, KY
Event: Kindred Healthcare’s 2013 Clinical Impact Symposium
Session Title: “Creating Effective Treatment Plans, Safe Transitions and Quality Discharge Planning Factoring in Cognition.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

November 29 – November 30, 2012
Location: Dayton, OH
Event: The Alzheimer’s Association – Miami Valley Chapter
Dementia Care Specialists
Participated in the Education & Resource Forum

November 2, 2012
Location: San Diego, CA
Event: 9th Annual Allen Cognitive Network Symposium
Session Title: “Promoting Best Ability to Function and Positive Outcomes in an Assisted Living Memory Care Community.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L
 

October 18, 2012
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Event: National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies (NARA) 2012 Fall Conference
Session Title: “A Therapy Led Care Model to Reduce Hospitalization and Other Risk Associated with Undermanaged Alzheimer’s/Dementia."
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

September 25, 2012
Location: New Orleans, LA
Event: Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) Fall Convention
Session Title: “Improve Quality Indicators and Maximize Revenue through Effective Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care Interventions.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

September 14, 2012
Location: Columbus, OH
Event: Ohio Health Care Association Social Work Conference
Session Title: “How to Improve Outcomes Associated with Moderate to Severe Dementia.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

May 2, 2012
Location: Columbus, OH
Event: Ohio Health Care Association 2012 Annual Convention and Exposition
Session Title: “How to Improve Outcomes Associated with Moderate to Severe Dementia.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

April 18 – April 20, 2012
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Event: 2012 American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) Conference
Session Title: “Facilitate Successful Outcomes by Addressing Undetected and Unmanaged Dementia, Delirium and Depression.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

December 8 – December 11, 2011
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Event: American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) 18th Annual Winter Marketplace
Kim Warchol, OTR/L
Participated in the Models of Excellence.

May 11, 2011
Location: Indiana, IN
Event: Indiana Health Care Association 2011 Long Term Care Convention & Conference
Session Title: “Interdisciplinary Dementia Care to Facilitate Successful Outcomes.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L

May 5, 2011
Location: Columbus, OH
Event: Ohio Health Care Association 2011 Annual Convention and Exposition
Session Title: “How to Facilitate Successful Dementia Care Outcomes."
Presented by: Dementia Care Specialists
 

May 5 – May 6, 2011
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Event: 2011 Alzheimer’s Educational Conference
Session Title: “Understanding Behavioral Changes and Supporting Quality of Life through all the Stages of Dementia.”
Presented by: Dementia Care Specialists
 

April 14, 2011
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Event: 2011 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo
Session Title: “Reimbursable Occupational Therapy Services for those with Dementia in LTC.”
Presented by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L
 

March 26, 2011
Location: Tampa, FL
Event: American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) Long Term Care Medicine Annual Conference
Session Title: “ALTC Interdisciplinary Dementia Program Model that Creates Positive Health and Financial Outcomes”
Present by: Kim Warchol, OTR/L as part of a roundtable discussion. Kim was also a participant in the Model Programs and Policy Swap Session.



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